small business

Small business owners' optimism flagged in November, dropping nearly three points on the National Federation of Independent Business optimism index. Expectations for improvement in the U.S. economy...
Small business optimism is slowly retreating from all-time highs posted in August, but the National Federation of Independent Business sees continued economic and employment growth through the end of...
The National Federation of Independent Business reported Tuesday that small-business optimism dipped slightly in September from a 45-year record high in August.
Small business owners are more optimistic than ever. The National Federation of Independent Businesses reported Tuesday morning the highest optimism reading in the 45-year history of the group's...
The National Federation of Independent Business reported Tuesday morning that its small business optimism index rose to its second-highest reading in 45 years. Finding qualified employees remains the...
The National Federation of Small Business' optimism index in May reached its second-highest level since such data was first reported in 1973. It's the second time this year the index has come close...
The National Federation of Independent Business reported this morning that small business optimism remains high. Finding and hiring qualified employees is becoming a sharper problem however.
Small business start-ups reached an 11-quarter high, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas. Confidence in the economy and easier access to loans are among the reasons for the surge.
Small business optimism fell by about three points in March as employers look to restrict capital spending and increasing inventories. Labor costs are rising also.
The National Federation of Independent Business reported Tuesday morning that small business optimism reached its second-highest level ever last month.
The National Federation of Independent Business reported a month-over-month increase of two points in its January optimism index.
The National Federation of Independent Business reported that December small business optimism dipped slightly from a near-record high in November, but 2017 posted the highest annual reading in the...
The National Federation of Independent Business reported the second-highest reading ever on its small-business optimism index. A Republican administration in Washington and a new tax bill have lifted...
The September optimism index among small business owners declined month over month on concerns about future sales.
The National Federation of Independent Business optimism index rose slightly in August, but the number of job openings slipped as did plans to raise workers' pay.